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Dreadnought type padlock

Dreadnought type padlock

Patented 1895 by the Walsall Locks & Cart Gear Ltd, the key on this unusual lock fitted over the bars on the front of the lock and was then moved sideways to open it.

Ref: W101-2

Area: Walsall

Theme: Locks and safes



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